Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Houston/Galveston, TX

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX
534 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LEAGUE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  GALVESTON BAY...

* UNTIL 600 AM CDT

* AT 534 AM CDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER NORTHWESTERN
  GALVESTON BAY...MOVING NORTHWEST AT 35 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 34 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  UPPER SAN JACINTO BAY...MITCHELL BAY...BLACK DUCK BAY...SCOTT
  BAY...NORTHERN GALVESTON BAY...TABBS BAY...CRYSTAL BAY AND BURNET
  BAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 2981 9505 2976 9503 2973 9500 2975 9499
      2975 9498 2972 9497 2970 9492 2956 9485
      2950 9498 2950 9499 2955 9504 2960 9500
      2964 9503 2967 9501 2969 9503 2970 9507
      2974 9508 2977 9512 2981 9511
TIME...MOT...LOC 1034Z 150DEG 35KT 2958 9499

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

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